These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami snake. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend that you take a minute to review our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic folds and bases.

Snake Step 1

Step 1) Fold and unfold the paper in half both ways.

Snake Step 2

Step 2) Fold the top and bottom in to the centre along the dotted lines.

Snake Step 3

Step 3) Fold the top and bottom in to the centre along the dotted lines.

Snake Step 4

Step 4) Open the paper back up completely.

Snake Step 5

Step 5) Fold the paper up along the dotted line.

Snake Step 6

Step 6) Fold the paper down along the dotted line.

Snake Step 7

Step 7) Fold the paper up along the dotted line.

Snake Step 8

Step 8) Repeat steps 5-7 on the other side.

Snake Step 9

Step 9) Fold the paper in half bringing the top part down and behind.

Snake Step 10

The complete snake

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